All of the building are wired to have internet service.
Some of the available services are NTT Fiber Optics, AU/KDDI Broadband, Cable internet/TV service.
You can of course contract with these companies directly, and a good place to sign up for them would be at Yodobashi Camera (Umeda) or Bic Camera (Nanba).
ABHousing Osaka also works with the cable company, Bay Communications.
We are able to set up cable internet service and cable TV service in the areas that Bay Communications services. (Minato-Ku, Osaka City)
It usually takes about 1~2 weeks to set up internet service with Bay Communications. If you have reserved an apartment, then we can have internet service set up by the time you move in.
Current prices are: 5522yen/month for unlimited internet use, 2200yen contract fee, 3300yen installation fee, 2200yen cancelation fee, 4month minimum contract, first calendar month of service free. Payment can be by credit card or Japanese bank account (Japanese postal account).
The standard modem is a LAN cable type, and you can upgrade this modem to a wifi/LAN for an additional one time fee of 3240yen.
The cable company also offers a LTE internet system now which works of their cell tower system. All that needs to be done is to simply plug the provided router in for power and the internet will connect. It is both wifi and is also provided with a LAN cable if this is preferred. Speeds are advertised as up to 100mbps, but from experience it usually runs between 10~20mbps. The monthly fee is 3036yen, with a contract fee of 2200yen and a cancellation fee of 2200yen. It has a minimum contract length of 7months, with the first calendar month of service being free. Payment can only be by credit card or Japanese bank/postal accounts. The contract has to be made on the day the service is provided. Thus if you have no bank accounts yet nor a credit card this would not be a good option.